Spectrum of Diseases/Conditionsby
Maintenance of abstinence from alcohol... of fibromyalgia
Malignancy-related breakthrough pain
The notion of addiction is one that includes more than just chemical dependency. Today we are aware that a person can be physically or psychologically addicted to a number of things; drugs, food...
A Shot for Cigarette Addiction?by
NIDA’s Nora Volkow on addiction vaccines.
Nora Volkow, director of the National... to become the first of a new kind of science-based addiction treatment—an avenue of approach that brings with it great...
The nearly-dead addict and the very dead crowby
pressure and psychosis and his anxious look and nervy attitude made me wonder which of the two conditions...’ as soon as the crew arrived to help me.
Narcan was given IV and his condition suddenly changed after a few minutes...
Exercise, addiction, and withdrawlby
New research points to the potent addictive effects of excessive exercise. When exercise-addicted..., they seemed to have undergone the same changes in the brain's reward system as rats addicted to drugs. "Exercise, like drugs...
Book Review: Thinking Simply About Addictionby
of addiction, I was fascinated by an article in Parabola magazine by Dr. Richard Sandor, a Los Angeles psychiatrist with many years of experience treating alcoholics and other drug addicts. In the article, Sandor...